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Added: September 5, 2018, 3:56 am
Hawaii County officials say they need $800 million to recover from the Kilauea volcano disaster. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports Managing Director Wil Okabe said last week that the county needs that amount to ensure the island’s long-term recovery from the …
Added: September 5, 2018, 3:43 am
Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive is a hot spot for high-speed ticketing, according to city police data. The scenic highway along Lake Michigan accounts for more than half of all such citations in the city, the Chicago Tribune reported. The number …
Added: September 5, 2018, 3:10 am
Honolulu officials have agreed to pay a $2 million settlement to a woman who was hit by a car while crossing a street in 2014. The Honolulu City Council approved the payment last month to Mariah Tinay, who claimed that …
Added: September 4, 2018, 11:08 am
Planning for the caper involved finding the right man for the mission, organizing front organizations to dole out $3.5 million to ensure the job got done, and then creating a disinformation campaign to disguise their handiwork. This wasn’t the premise …
Added: September 4, 2018, 8:30 am
New Orleans is on edge and some offshore energy workers have been evacuated as Tropical Storm Gordon heads for the U.S. Gulf of Mexico coast. It’s expected to become a hurricane Tuesday, and threatens to spread flooding rains into the …
Added: September 4, 2018, 4:36 am
Jacob Mitich had made it to Round Two of the Madden NFL 19 tournament in Jacksonville, and had almost scored a touchdown when the shots rang out. Vaulting over a table, he scrambled to exit the crowded room. At first …
Added: September 4, 2018, 4:19 am
Randy Brooks’ son had a request three years ago: What could his dad do to make wildland firefighting safer? To Brooks, a professor at the University of Idaho’s College of Natural Resources who deals with wildland firefighting, it was more …
Added: September 4, 2018, 3:49 am
The California Legislature voted Friday to allow power companies to raise electric bills to cover the cost of lawsuits from last year’s deadly wildfires amid fears that Pacific Gas & Electric Co., would otherwise face financial ruin. The measure is …
Added: September 4, 2018, 3:43 am
A California-based trucking company and one of its drivers were accused of negligence Friday in a pair of lawsuits as investigators sorted through the wreckage from a deadly bus crash on a New Mexico highway. Eight people were killed and …
Added: September 4, 2018, 3:23 am
As Felicitie Gillette entered the waters of Lake Hernando, there was no way for her to know she’d soon become the latest statistic in an alarming and exceptionally Floridian trend – alligator attacks. The American alligator, one of the Sunshine …

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